The Legend of the Croatian Coat of Arms

the idea Mr Ivan Brekalo

by Miro Župa, BA in Sculpture

Croatian-Venetian wars

Each piece of chessboard

is made unique


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Chess board Croatian Coat of Arms

This legend embodies the desire of the Croatian people for their freedom and an independent state since the country`s beginnings in the seventh century.

The Legend of the Croatian Coat of Arms

Over a thousand years ago, King Drzislav of Croatia and the Venetian Doge Pietro II Orseolo fought numerous battles for control of the sea and islands that lay between their territories. According to legend, following yet another bloody battle, they hit upon a novel idea – to move the fight from the battlefield to the chessboard.

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